Tri-County update shows 83 new cases of COVID-19


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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Local health departments reported 83 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Friday’s Tri-County COVID-19 update.

Peoria County reported 53 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 3,411 with 44 deaths. In Tazewell County, there is 18 new case for a total of 1,704 with 24 deaths. Finally, Woodford County reported 12 new cases, bringing the county’s total cases to 427 with six deaths.

Collectively, the health departments reported a total of 5,542 cases with 74 deaths.

The Tri-County COVID-19 update states that 81.4% have recovered. 16.6% are self-isolating at home with a hospitalization rate of 0.6%.

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